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If you're having your child's birthday party at home, you'll want to have plenty of fun games and activities to keep the excitement flowing. This list of fun party games for kids is exactly what you need!

Rest assured that most of the activities here work just fine indoors, since you can't guarantee that you'll get good weather. In particular, if your child has a winter birthday in a cool climate you'll have to ensure all games are indoor anyway. I'm familiar with this because my youngest son has a winter birthday.

In addition, these birthday party activities are designed to keep kids of all ages moving and get their energy out.

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If your child is a picky eater it can be quite the challenge to come up with easy school lunch ideas that he or she will still eat. Don't worry, here are some great solutions that I myself use for my own picky eater.

And yes, this article does not assume that your kid likes sandwiches! I totally get that the picky eaters are not going to be happy with just trying variations on sandwiches. Here are some tried-and-true packed lunch ideas for kids that I myself use and that work beautifully with picky eaters. And not a sandwich among them.

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Having some sort of mattress available, no matter how simple, is helpful when your kids are having friends sleep over. It's not always practical to own and store a standard spare mattress just in case of a sleepover. Find out here how to quickly and easily make or buy a pillow mattress, which is a convenient foldaway alternative to an air mattress - and it can't leak air!

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As moms, we can often feel worn out from the day to day activities of caring for kids, especially if you have young ones who need constant vigilance. Here are sanity saving tips which are also mood boosters for YOU. This is all about building ways into your day to feel happier - without needing a babysitter. This article is not about parenting hacks, but rather mom-to-mom tips and tricks for a happier you.

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